Tuesday, July 28, 2009

I'm Not a Fancy Quilter, but I Try Hard!

I am not a "quilter" by any means. Usually my quilts are just patchwork blocks that I machine quilt with an X to the back side of the blanket. My kids always love the blankets though and I have fun making them. Here is the one I made for my grandson Anthony for his 2nd BD last week.

I had some John Deere fabric and panels that I had bought on the dollar rack at Wal-Mart about 7 years ago for Ezie. Sorry Ezie! I put the panel in the middle and a strip of fabric on the top and bottom of it and then on each side. Each strip has been machine stitched to 2 pieces of flannel.


Then I added the backing and machine stitched it in places to the top piece. I did the same thing to the pillow panel. It turned out really cute and I think Anthony likes it!

I had promised more pictures of me a while back
so here I am in a pink construction hat at Anthony's party
holding my grandson, Austin.


4 comments:

Valerie said...

I love your quilts. It is so cute. And I am so glad to see YOU and the pink hat! Cute.

Rannyjean said...

I love it and I know Anthony will treasure it forever!

Jessica at Kids Napping? I'm Scrapping! said...

I think you're too modest. Your quilts are lovely.
I love your pink construction worker hat! hehe. :)

Melinda Cornish said...

you both look adorable and I love everything you make...I love the wonky bags by the way!!!!!

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